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Aug 14, 2013 12:30pm PDT
nation." i watched you on colbert. he asked you to repudiate the obama three times before the cock crows. [laughter] >> he said at the end that i filibustered him. >> he went after you. >> one of the bright lights in the bush era was when he spoke of the white house correspondents' dinner. you rarely see someone in your face. it was at that moment when the country was -- it was really a rebuke to journalists. remember? >> i went on his show as a journalist. i was sweating. he explains from then on he will be in character. he said i am a person who has willful disregard for everything you believe in. [laughter] >> you kind of have to do a mindset check. it is very confusing. >> last year, the obama administration had a package of recommendations that appeared to be dead on arrival. why? >> examples-simpson? >> i am assuming. -- is that the bulls-simpson? -- simpson-bowles? >> i am assuming. >> i think there was pushed back in the right way. the commission was focused on cuts and not investments. the great deficit in this country is the investment deficit, the investment in people an
SFGTV2
Aug 12, 2013 2:00pm PDT
here. let me say that i'm very grateful that because of the amazing work of president obama and our incredible and amazing leader congresswoman nancy pa loes si, in march of 2010, president obama signed the comprehensive health reform that we probably have heard a lot in the last couple of years. it is the patient protection and affordable care act which many people referred to as the aca or obama care which is something that we have affectionately appropriated because the term was use ined a derogatory way, we think it's a positive way, this law does many things but perhaps most importantly, it makes preventive care more accessible and more affordable for so many americans and i'm excited to be here to begin a series of hearings that we will be holding on the affordable care act so that we have in san francisco a smooth as transition and implementation as possible. today's hearing will focus on how the aca and our local health care security ordinance work in tandem to make health care and health insurance truly accessible to as many san franciscans as possible. you know, the thing
SFGTV2
Aug 29, 2013 4:00am PDT
november the 5th campaigning for president obama, a dignified elderly 92 year old woman named bernice opened the door in my get out the vote identification, identified her supporting equality. and she looked at me and she looked at my official obama pen that said lgbt for obama and she looked at me with tears in her eyes and she said, our time has really come, hasn't it? we both cried. that moment with bernice takes some of the pain of this day away. on this day i always feel a heightened affinity with my uncle for this was that night 34 years ago that i had to first reflect on my own conversations with harvey. anyone who has had conversations with harvey will know, you cannot get away easy. and he didn't let me as a teenager get away easy either. i had to reflect about the meaning of those conversations. it was a day that i had to look hard at what his love and guidance would mean to me that that was gone, that i could only think of the words and the conversations that we had. my uncle was moved by all extraordinary heroes of authenticity that he would see, particularly when
SFGTV2
Aug 4, 2013 8:30pm PDT
services until now. the obama administration, as well as secretary sebelius, have long been committed to promoting community living and finding new means to help ensure that we support the seniors and people with disabilities and making sure the committee is accessible. approximately three years ago, our nation commemorating the 10th anniversary of the homestead decision. in this time, president obama launched the community living initiative on june 22, does a 9 to reaffirm the administration's commitment -- 2009 and to reaffirm the administration's commitment for americans with disabilities and ensuring the full inclusion of all people in our nation. on the very same day, secretary sebelius set up an interagency coordinating council led by assistant secretary cathy green lake, as well as the director of the office of disability, henry klebold, to look at solutions that address various community living. and to give people more control over their lives and the support they need. now talking about this new agency, we are bringing together the administration on aging, which you may be ve
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Aug 13, 2013 6:30pm PDT
obama deliver the commencement address. thank you very much. (applause) >>> good evening. you will notice that i sat down my portfolio with my prepared remarks because what is there left to be said after dr. amos e brown? [laughter] >>> for the sake of time i will pay homage to who i believe it is all about, which is our young people. to the commission and president, mr. carranza, distinguished commissioners, board and administrators, parents and community of san francisco, i greet you in spirit of education and i also greet you in the spirit of our young men. we had an opportunity this past spring to engage in an historic event, not just because this was 50 years after the march on washington or 150 years hence the emancipation of proclamation, but we were able to take 14 middle school students and also three high school students, two from this district and one from oakland whose dad literally contacted me and said, please, can you include my young man on this opportunity. i said, absolutely. and what we did was we ventured from here to atlanta, georgia where we were not only able
SFGTV2
Aug 15, 2013 3:30pm PDT
yesterday celebrating the 2012 world series for the giants, and having president obama give us such great warm accolades. that will help us this season for sure. i am enthralled to join suhelp them afford a home 20 minutes. >> i'd like to welcome everyone back to san francisco regular hearing for thursday august 14th and when spanking before the commission please do state your name for the record. commissioners we left off on fern a and b for case numbers. and at 333 branson street request for a larger authorization and large development authorizations. good afternoon >> i'm here with our environmental planning division. it's an office negotiation o authorization for the brandon street for the project is seeking modifications for permitted sfrit encroachment and the horizontal mass projects. and the new construction of a 6 foot story at all. the proposed project will empathize 1 hundred and 45 thousand square feet of office space and will include 12 bicycle parks spaces and 5 car share parking spaces speaker the prevention so is designed with one private court yard and one private. since
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Aug 1, 2013 12:30am PDT
civil rights division in washington, dc, he was nominated for that position by president obama and sworn in in october of 2009 and we are all the lucky -- we are all very lucky that that happened in october of 2009. tom has spent his entire career in public service and on protecting the civil rights of our most vulnerable people. tom actually joined the civil rights division as a young lawyer and while he was there he prosecuted some of the most significant cases in the country. lawyers in the civil rights division get fanned out to places in the country to handle cases in mississippi and alabama and california and all over and tom was one of those people. he was sent to texas to handle a very significant hate crime case when he was a young lawyer that involved a gang of white supremacists that went on a killing spree and ended up shooting 3 people and killing one when he was a young lawyer working in the civil rights division. he later served as a top deputy for attorney general janet reno, he was special counsel to ted kennedy and served as the president's advisor on civil rights
SFGTV2
Aug 5, 2013 4:00pm PDT
backgrounds and where they're coming from. you're going to have an unrealistic view of obama care implementation, or that's what my worry is. if other ruminating of this advice may have a list of anecdotal evidence and howell they take care of their employees, if you must look to anecdotal evidence, look to the young kids in their 20's who are trying to get a start in their restaurants or any other business, we take kids who can get hurt easily and we have to give them an option for health care and it's hard to pay 2 thousand dollars for one bedroom apartment for this town, so i've been one of those kids and my family and my friends are all those kids, they come from service backgrounds, they work hard in kitchens and they need a place without having to share a bedroom because to share a bedroom could cost them an extra thousand dollars, it's ir realistic and irresponsible to have them pay out each month. so, be clever, find a way to reinforce this legislation, it's a standard that's unparalleled and should be enhanced, should not be backed down on and you should not leave it alon
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Aug 8, 2013 11:30pm PDT
with you. they got discouraged. john louis said if it wasn't for freedom summer, barack obama wouldn't be in the whies how white house. 40 years from now our children are going to see a better criminal defense public defense system because of you. so our lawyers are changing the world. public defenders are changing the world everyday and you don't realize it because you are caught up in this wrath of injustice. part of it is supporting the public defenders to advocate with stories to try to get the resources that we need and to ultimately build a movement where the voices are too loud. you can't ignore the voices saying. remember what gideon said, this is a civil rights issue and we need to shame the country into stepping up to the plate. >> if anyone wants to learn more about gideon's promise i have borrow brochure. the website is gideon's promise.org. >> can you tell us about your personal story ? >> my personal story came in 1991. i was convicted of second degree murder of shooting into an occupied car and attempted murder. it all erupted from the area i was from. i was fro
SFGTV2
Aug 8, 2013 6:00am PDT
a half-hour documentary and proud to say it was introduced by president obama. it was on cartoon network in career and yours for the download and i would like to show you one of the shorts that speaks specifically to what kids ask for which is show me what to do. in the television business we thought we knew what and kids ask that and we have the cartoon network and have the characters. we will do great animated shorts. we did pilots and tested them. kids watched them and i will never forget this as to say "you're tall but you're not that smart" and said slowly "you're talking to someone who is not clear --" those are cartoons. they're not real .". they wanted to real people and celebrities said they would love to participate. again we took celebrity spots out and kids said "first of all they're grownups and not that interesting and second of all they're celebrities and we have a cartoon "dude what happened" and those that missed it it's a junior myth busters and they set up situations. we will set up a scwaigz. let's see if we can float a voak beatle and that is the stock and tr
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Aug 10, 2013 12:00pm PDT
to berkley. the first picture is berkley number 52 and president obama put in emphasis private dierng room in the white house. this picture is seawall. from 1957 you can see he's moving away from a bit distraction toward the figure active. the next is a quash from 1956. he's always been interested in the angle of roads and what they did to your prospective of the landscape. and finally the coffee from depends looking grand. and the afternoon they moved to los angeles where we taught at ucla and for a few years this first picture is very much in the representational mode although it's quite a bit distracted and there's some or are more abstract then others. ocean park 97 from 1970. we're beginning to get involved in the a bit distraction he did 1 hundred and 35 pictures. then this unentitled picture from 1975 is my particular favorite pieces. and then alienation park 1980 they're getting quite spare here. and unentitled work on paperwork 1946. he's beginning to explore some earlier forms. my parents left in 1988 and moved to hillsborough california because he was ill most of the
SFGTV2
Aug 27, 2013 2:30pm PDT
wanted to do. something that i had learned from the civil rights movement. something that ms. obama says consulate and the president says constantly, and that is when you get into these positions it is our responsibility to keep the door open for the next person and that is why today you see, as i've become mayor, you have the director of the public works department, you have the general manager of the public utilities commission, you have the new director of the juvenile justice and of course you have our own city administrator, all people who came from backgrounds that 50 years ago would not have been welcome in these jobs. >> [applause] >> is not enough in those years where i saw african-americans being laborers, being bus drivers, being mechanics. now, they help me run the city and create opportunities for others. it is now their responsibility along with me to keep the doors of opportunity open and keep alive the dream that we are so charged with and no that to accomplish that dream we have to deliver on so many of the other promises that were made. it is up to us to deliver those p
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Aug 12, 2013 11:00am PDT
happy you joined us for a town hall with mayor ed lee with the obama administration on the action on immigration founded here just a few blocks away. that what matters is we have a mare that understands the issues a nearest and dear it to us and that's immigration reform. since it's inception we've gotten over 20 visas alone and the feeling is we have a shortage on green talent when we need to go through the steps we need to go through and for the tech community we're focused on opening up our technical school to the global community. we're in a talent war along with a state war on services gov. and anything we can help to create change here means so much to us. we have the mayor who can creative impact so we stand behind mayor ed lee and we're thrilled he's here. i'm so excited to here what he is has to say. thank you (clapping) >> julia and kevin a thank you for being subpoena great community leaders were we're going to have a robust town meeting this is being live for my radio program. we like to let people know in advance. i'm going to ask a few questions then we're going to open
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Aug 15, 2013 5:00am PDT
facebook and myspace unraveled and social networking. she served on president obama technology working group and delivered its group to congress and youth safety on the internet and you can read her plug. how's that for a plug? >> thank you very much. our parents guide is free and can be distributed at schools or parent nights or whatever, so we're happy to make them available to you at connect safety .org so a little bit more of the big picture. this is amazing panel of people who have resources and campaigns that can support and reinforce your fine work. so i am glad you stayedand we learned about bullying and preventions and solutions and just to reinforce getting the accurate picture bullying is a serious problem but it's not an epidemic. it's not on the rise. daift finkelhorn and director of the research center university of new hampshire and reviewed studies and bullying among youth is actually down in recent years. his colleague have actually stopped using the term of "bullying" and refer to peer aggression and i can go into definitions but i won't bore you. a subset of
SFGTV2
Aug 6, 2013 1:00am PDT
for freedom summer, barack obama wouldn't be in the whies how white house. 40 years from now our children are going to see a better criminal defense public defense system because of you. so our lawyers are changing the
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Aug 23, 2013 11:00pm PDT
platform while president obama was delivering the inaugural address. susan corette, thank you for decades of generousity and service to our community across the board. and father harden, who is president of the st. anthony's foundation. thank you for your leadership. when barry talked about my bringing my children and grandchildren to serve meals over the years at st. anthony's dining room and others mentioned father alfred. i was remembering father floyd. [ applause ] i told my children when father floyd told me. a long time ago, i said father floyd, what makes you be able to do this over and over -- year in and year out? that you never burn out? that you have a constant source of enthusiasm for administering to the needs of people in need? he said when i was growing up, my parents told me that god loved poor people in a very special way. and so that we all must love them in a very special way. and that was his motivation and i believe the motivation of many of us gathered here today. i know it is of where you are father? father from u.s. f? thank you for being here. i see so man
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Aug 19, 2013 3:00pm PDT
takes to perceive for the future is to get the obama administration to recognize that it's a unique program and make some regulatory allowances unique for its design, this should not be controversial, healthy san francisco has a [inaudible] for healthy care reform and our national representative ares at the forefront of making the aca as strong as they could, but during this, we will ensure the health of san francisco remain a model for others to follow and doesn't allow us to enroll backwards. some people currently receive coverage through healthy san francisco will require for medi cal care and many will not, we estimate 3 to 4 million californians will remain uninsured even after the aca is fully implemented at the same time public hospitals will face cuts and dsh payment and the alignment fund, employers payment under health care sans fra*ns will be crucial. thank you, sir. >> thank you, sir, i'm going to read a few more names and i apologize if i mispronounce your name. (calling speaker names). go ahead. >> good afternoon, everyone, i just want to start out by appreciating supe
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Aug 13, 2013 4:00am PDT
the giants, and having president obama give us such great warm accolades. that will help us this season for sure. i am enthralled to join supervisor farrell here to launch our program focused on our first responders and help them afford a home here in the city. and for all of reasons that supervisor farrell listed. but i also want to take the opportunity to thank all the san francisco voters, our housing advocates working with business to help create this opportunity with proposition c last november. and giving us the privilege to implement it in the right way. and i know there's been good solid debate at the board of supervisors about how we go about doing this, but compromise has been reached. we understand they are giving all of us room to maneuver, to do the right things, have the flexibility that a pilot program takes. but the ultimate goal has been agreed on very strongly, and that is that we must have our first responders living in the great city of san francisco. our police officers, our firefighters, our sheriffs, to people that we look to to depend on the first critical
SFGTV2
Aug 4, 2013 3:30am PDT
information policy issues. we are at the forefront of the obama administration's push to establish a broadband foundation needed to support the innovation economy in the united states. we are looking to produce better and new jobs and position to ensure that america remains at the forefront of the economy in the 21st century. we are working to ensure that all americans have the resources and the skills necessary to fully share in all of the possibilities, civic, social, and economic. all of these made possible by the internet. that is one of the reasons we are here today. he discovered for the administration is the broadband technology opportunities program or btop. this program was established in 2009 by the american reinvestment and recovery act and is administered by ntia. we have nearly $4 billion invested in roughly 230 projects across the country, all aimed at expanding broadband access and adoption in the country. and i want to tell you a little bit about the programs and then tell you about why we care so much about this issue. so, we have the btop for infrastructure projects
SFGTV2
Aug 15, 2013 12:00am PDT
me linda hague for those of you who don't know me. i was appointed by president obama a little more than two years ago to be united states attorney and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you and to speak with you about it. the origin is that as the united states attorney, the administration wants me, wants all the united states attorneys, to go out into the community. it's actually a very different role for the united states attorney is envisioned by this administration. this administration, the president, attorney general holder, they want the u.s. attorneys to go out into the attorney to talk to the comm
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Aug 30, 2013 9:00pm PDT
going to say a something that's political risky i'm going to say with president obama said you are the best looking most beautiful crowd in san francisco. i was a little late because i was at the city hall in moving the warriors to san francisco hopefully by 2017. and as i was coming over i was thinking this has been a tremendous year when it comes to the giant winning the world series and the 49ers getting to the super bowl. and as i was thinking about our warriors and giant i realized i need to say a thanks to those of you in the audience who have been fans of the warriors and giants. we're celebrating the 35th anniversary mr. carter naming this the most but we're celebrating over a one hundred and 60 years of our struggles and 1 hundred and 60 years of overwhelming the issues and the successes we have here today. when i first come into office when i ran at that time, there was only one member of the board of supervisors who was asian today, we have 5 and we have a asian mayor and we live across the bay from another asian mayor from oakland. we represent the diversity. but for th
SFGTV2
Aug 30, 2013 6:30pm PDT
have lots of dignitary and many visits by president obama and michelle obama and former secretary of state hillary clinton that come to our district. we have hundreds of great restaurants fit for a king or in this case for the president of the united states so there's no pan do here. aggravated assaults we're the same from 2012 to 2013. robberies were up from last year to this year. if it wasn't for the cell phone robberies or the electronic robberies we'd be be down by 20 percent. we had a i was violence e violent crime up in knob hill it was a neighbor beef where we shot the neighbor but was apprehended. the rates are the same as last year and this year. burglaries from vehicles are up 20 percent this year. we've seen a big spike in auto break ins. last year, we had 51 arrests and this is 31. burglaries we have a slight uptick in burglaries and arson up 1 hundred percent from 6 to 12 but many are the transients their setting trash can fires. we've made 3 arrests so we should see a slowed down. those are major crimes and the broadway corridor and quality of life issues. the next 4 s
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